In the Rostov region, a criminal case has been opened against two local residents who are suspected of murder, the press service of the regional Sledkom reports.

On May 8, after extinguishing a fire in a private household located in Novoshakhtinsk, the body of a 29-year-old man with thermal burns was found. During the investigation, it was found that the man’s death was of a criminal nature, and two local residents, aged 24 and 25, who were detained, were involved in his death.

During the interrogation, the suspects said that they drank together at the house of their friend. Then there was a quarrel. The defendants inflicted multiple blows on the owner with a knife, after which they set fire to his house and disappeared. Testimony of the suspects is currently being verified at the scene. A petition has been sent to the court for the election of a measure of restraint in the form of detention.

Earlier we reported that in Moscow police officers detained a 39-year-old resident of the Rostov region, who is charged with arms trafficking and attempted murder of two people.